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News Energy General
September 28, 2020  

COVID-related delays increase costs of Nalcor’s Muskrat Falls project

Energy company has to pay roughly $300 million in additional debt-financing costs.

News General
September 23, 2020  

Muskrat Falls hydroelectric projects links first power unit to Labrador grid

Testing on the first generating unit will continue over the next few weeks.

News Energy General
February 11, 2020  

NL, Ottawa agree to shield ratepayers from Muskrat Falls cost overruns [UPDATED]

The two governments will also work towards electrifying federal buildings to reduce an anticipated power surplus in the province

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
August 16, 2019  

Premier’s lawyer on defensive as Muskrat Falls inquiry wraps hearings

Supreme Court Justice Richard LeBlanc is looking into cost and schedule overruns of the $12.7-billion dam on the Lower Churchill River.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
July 23, 2019  

Halt Muskrat Falls flooding, address methylmercury issue: Inuit leader

The toxicant formed as vegetation rots under water turns up in wild food sources used by local Indigenous communities.

News Energy General
July 4, 2019  

N.L. premier testifies at inquiry into controversial Muskrat Falls dam

Dwight Ball has panned the project as historic mistake.

News Energy Manufacturing General
February 19, 2019  

Muskrat Falls cost overruns obvious soon after start: audit

Cost has essentially doubled to more than $12.7 billion since it was sanctioned in 2012; first power expected later this year.

News Energy Production
December 17, 2018  

I didn’t question Muskrat Falls cost estimates, former premier tells inquiry

Kathy Dunderdale asserted “risk mitigation was a theme that moved through the whole discussion of the development of Muskrat Falls.”

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
December 11, 2018  

Former CEO defends ‘good governance’ at Muskrat Falls overrun inquiry

Witnesses, commissioners describe lack of documents showing thorough review of cost estimates and project risks.

News Energy General
October 1, 2018  

We can be ‘really proud’ of Muskrat Falls megaproject, former NL premier

Danny Williams championed Muskrat Falls as a form of energy independence from Quebec, before retiring from politics shortly after announcing the plan in 2010.

News Energy General
September 19, 2018  

Inquiry hears of Quebec-NL tensions over Churchill River energy

Expert says tense relationship between Newfoundland and Labrador and Quebec stems from the notoriously lopsided 1969 Churchill Falls deal.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
April 11, 2018  

Muskrat Falls report recommends soil removal from megaproject’s reservoir

Initiatives aimed at limiting a spike of methylmercury in wild food sources, such as fish and seals.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
February 14, 2018  

Landslide near $13B Muskrat Falls project raises fresh ‘anguish’ downstream

Raises questions about the stability of the North Spur dam, a crucial element of the Muskrat Falls design

News Energy Manufacturing General
November 20, 2017  

Inquiry into overruns at Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject begins in January

$12.7-billion project that will also provide energy to Nova Scotia has almost doubled in cost.

News Energy Manufacturing General
September 11, 2017  

NL’s Muskrat Falls project delays are impacting NS power bills

Maritime Link to be complete by the end of this year, but power isn’t expected to flow until 2020 at the earliest.